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EMPLOYMENT

Seasonal Employment

Welcome to the 2014 spring and early summer employment opportunities. The following positions are available with the minimum qualifications. The opportunity to apply will end April 30, 2014. 

The next time seasonal employment opportunities will occur will be in July, 2014.  This recruiting will assist the Zoo in staffing for late summer into early fall.

Zoo Service Clerk – Membership and Admissions

The Zoo is interested in staffing candidates that are available to work any time while school is in session.  This would include Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in addition to evenings and weekends beginning April 2, 2014. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Must have experience working with computers and electronic cash registers. Must be able to balance a cash drawer.  Must be able to see, hear and maneuver without any difficulty to assist the guest and co-workers for their safety.  Must be able to deal with the guests on a daily basis in a polite and calm manner. Must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to tolerate the climate changes and work outdoors. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., over 50 lbs. in a team setting.

Rides & Attractions Operator – Guest Services

The Zoo is interested in staffing candidates that are a minimum age of 18 with a valid driver’s license and are available to work anytime while school is in session. This would include Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in addition to evenings and weekends beginning April 1, 2014. Must have a clean driving record.  Must not be afraid of heights. Must be able to see, hear and maneuver without any difficulty to assist the guest and co-worker for their safety. Must be able to deal with guests on a daily basis in a polite and calm manner. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.  Must be able to tolerate the climate changes and work outdoors. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., over 50 lbs. in a team setting. 

Park Aide – Horticulture

Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Ability to begin work April 1, 2014 and work anytime during the weekdays and occasionally weekends and evenings.  Their standard work hours are from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be able to see, hear and maneuver without any difficulty to assist the guest and co-worker for their safety. Must work outdoors in any type of weather element.  Must be able to deal with guests on a daily basis in a polite and calm manner.  Must be able to bend, squat, reach, kneel, stand and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to use lawn maintenance equipment like, weed eaters, trimmers, blowers, etc. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., over 50 lbs. in a team setting. 

Click here to apply online for Seasonal Employment.

Full Time & Part Time Employment

All full-time and part-time vacant positions will be posted weekly on the Louisville Government website at www.louisvilleky.gov/HumanResources